How Does United Way of Berks County Make a Difference?
At United Way, we bring together the right mix of people and organizations to identify community needs and support programming to address those needs. Each year, over 190,000 people in Berks County are helped through the work of United Way and our partners. Learn more about our work.
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Diversity and Inclusion
Helping children from birth to third grade develop the critical reading skills that will help them achieve future success.
Our Holiday Volunteer Guide is now available! Find dozens of local volunteer opportunities and wish lists to fulfill this holiday season in our 2023 Holiday Volunteer Guide.
Thank you, Berks County! The 2023 United Way Campaign has raised $11,113,813! This outstanding achievement will help 190,000 local people next year. Together, we’re doing right, right here. And it starts with YOU! Read more about our Victory Celebration and find the list of incentive winners below.
LIVE UNITED Grant applications are now open year-round. One-time grants of up to $5,000 for “great ideas” and creative projects are available.
When you need help, you don’t have to search for it on your own. Dial 211 and, with just a few questions, the 211 information and referral specialists will connect you with the help you need. From housing and utilities to health care and even volunteer opportunities, 211 can help. Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.
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